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Serenity in Ubud

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Ubud is a cultural experience that shouldn't be missed. There are Balinese dances and cultural shows every night, cooking schools, bicycle tours and interesting shops to explore. You'll never be bored. if you want to spend a day on the coast there are plenty of friendly, honest drivers on the street, who will take you there, wait for you and bring you home.

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller

20 Places

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20 Places

Lotus Lane Restaurant

Restaurants

Made's Warung

Restaurants

Murni’s Warung

Restaurants

Tropical View Cafe

Restaurants

Ubud Bungalow

Hotels

bridges Bali

Restaurants

Indus Restaurant

Restaurants

Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant

Restaurants

Paon Bali Cooking Class

Cooking Classes

Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)

Performances

Cafe Lotus

Restaurants

Sari Organik

Restaurants

Three Monkeys

Restaurants

Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours

Bike Tours

Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour

Bike Tours

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Elephant Cave Ubud

Caverns & Caves

Puri Saren Palace

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Fibra Inn And Bungalows

Hotels

Jati Homestay

Hotels

Scottydancer's City Tips

  • Organise your accommodation before you travel. Your host will then arrange to collect you from the airport for around $A30 - for the car.
  • Lotus Lane Restaurant
    Restaurants (Italian, Pizza, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We enjoyed two meals here. It is very quiet and the food and service were great. The host was very welcoming - and chased us down the street when we left a jacket behind.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Ask for a table away from the water(drain) as the mosquitos are bad.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • More the experience than the food 08/12/2017
    • Fantastic views 04/07/2017
    • Lotus Lane Restaurant
    Address:
    Jl. Monkey Forest
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 818-0550-5178
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
    Other:
  • Made's Warung
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian)
    Scottydancer Says:

    Great food, good service. We enjoyed many meals here, and found the choices great -we're vegetarian.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • It's a very casual place.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #174 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Close to heart 07/11/2018
    • Tasty food in a hidden place 04/10/2018
    • Made's Warung
    Address:
    Penestanan
    Br. Penestanan Kaja
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 977885
    Other:
  • Murni’s Warung
    Restaurants (Fast food, Asian, Indonesian, International)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Loved this place - ate lunch here on many occasions and found each dish we tried was excellent.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Don't forget to go all the way down to the bottom of this restaurant, the art work is fantastic.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #162 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good Balinese Food, Nice location by the river 13/11/2018
    • Delicious food, lovely space over looking river and trees 05/11/2018
    • Murni’s Warung
    Phone:
    +62 361 975233
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Tropical View Cafe
    Restaurants (European, Indonesian, Mexican, Thai)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We went here every day - for their coffee and home made cookies. LOVE this place, don't miss it for your morning coffee.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Beautiful views - watch the rice being harvested.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #260 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    • great food, service not so great 20/10/2018
    • Lovely calm stop 13/09/2018
    • Tropical View Cafe
    Address:
    Jl. Monkey Forest
    Before Monkey Forest Sanctuary on the Left Side
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 974040
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Ubud Bungalow
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Best in Ubud, great prices, great rooms, great staff, great breakfast. We've stayed here on many occasions and it's always fantastic.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Room 11 upstairs is our room.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #85 of 210 Hotels in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful hospitality 23/10/2018
    • Great value, perfect location, friendly staff 22/10/2018
    • Ubud Bungalow
    Address:
    Monkey Forest St.
    Ubud Gianyar, Bali
    Ubud
    Indonesia
  • bridges Bali
    Restaurants (Wine Bar, International, Indonesian, Contemporary)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Outstanding food and service. Love this place. The menu is really unique.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • This is an upmarket restaurant, so get dressed up - no thongs and singlets!!!!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #49 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Tasting plate menu was superb 14/11/2018
    • Exceptional! 14/11/2018
    • bridges Bali
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Campuhan
    Ubud 80361
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 970095
    Price range:
    US$8 - US$40
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Other:
  • Indus Restaurant
    Restaurants (Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This place is sensational. The food was really beautiful, the service was great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Beautifully served food and an intriguing menu.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #197 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    • Good food, great scenery! 09/11/2018
    • great place to visit.. excellent food 06/11/2018
    • Indus Restaurant
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Sanggingan
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 977684
    Price range:
    US$65,000 - US$150,000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    A simple little place but the food is very good - and very reasonably priced.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • This is a really popular place so if you're wanting dinner, get there early.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #283 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    • Amazing hidden Gem! 06/11/2018
    • Convenient Resto for Babi Guling on Monkey Forest Rd 13/10/2018
    • Rai Pasti Rice View Restaurant
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Road, UBUD
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 973259
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Paon Bali Cooking Class
    Cooking Classes
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This is a really sensational cooking school. The instructor and her husband are hilarious, the teaching is fantastic, the whole experience is not to be missed. They take you to the market first so that you understand where the food is from, then you have a trip to the rice fields before ending up in the village. A great day.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Make sure you book this one before leaving home as it is very popular. You can book online and they always answer their emails.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 46 Food & Drink in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Babes in Bali cooking class 15/11/2018
    • A fantastic and unforgettable experience! 14/11/2018
    • Paon Bali Cooking Class
    Address:
    Laplapan Village
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 813-3793-9095
    Other:
  • Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)
    Performances
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was awesome. The music, the dancing, the setting, all fantastic. The downside was the horrible planks we had to sit on!!!!!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Get there REALLY early to get a good vantage point.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 22 Concerts & Shows in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Authentic experience 01/11/2018
    • Something to see! 28/10/2018
    • Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)
    Address:
    Jl. Sriwedari
    Taman Kaja Community
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 970508
    Hours:
    Wed
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Sat
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Other:
  • Cafe Lotus
    Restaurants (Cafe, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    The setting is really beautiful and the food is good, although expensive. The thing we really don't like about this restaurant is the arrogance of the staff. We will never go there again.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Walk up the lane at the side of this restaurant to see the lotus ponds - don't waste your money going inside.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #428 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    • Beautiful location... running on reputation 13/11/2018
    • My Favorite Restaurant in the World 08/11/2018
    • Cafe Lotus
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud Kaja
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 975660
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Sari Organik
    Restaurants (Asian, Indonesian, Healthy)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    LOVE this place - although it wasn't as good this time as the year before. The restaurant looked a little bit tired, the service was slow and the food was 3 star instead of 5 star. Still, it's worth the walk.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Look out for the motor bikes as you walk in there, they come tearing around every corner!!!!!!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #251 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • One of other turist trap 12/11/2018
    • Amazing food 27/10/2018
    • Sari Organik
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Tjampuhan
    Ubud
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 7801839
    Price range:
    US$0 - US$7
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Other:
  • Three Monkeys
    Restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, European, Asian, Indonesian)
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We like Three Monkeys - but it is expensive. The staff are excellent, the setting is awesome and the food is great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Go early - it's very popular.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #129 of 833 restaurants in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good for a western lunch with a nice view 15/11/2018
    • Really great spot 14/11/2018
    • Three Monkeys
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Rd
    Ubud Kelod
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 975554
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$15
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Other:
  • Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours
    Bike Tours
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    Scottydancer Says:

    We enjoyed this one year and then went again the next year and it was awful. The bikes had not been properly maintained so changing gears was an impossibility, the food was cold instead hot - and the owner was abusive. Steer clear of this one.

    Good for
    • LGBT
    Tips
    • Don't go - there are plenty of better businesses.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 261 Outdoor Activities in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Wonderful ride through the countryside and villages in Bali. 07/11/2018
    • A must for families visiting Bali 10/10/2018
    • Bali Bike Baik Cycling Tours
    Phone:
    +62 361 978052
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour
    Bike Tours
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was really fantastic. The bikes were well maintained, the guide was awesome and the food was great.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • make sure you book ahead as this one is very popular.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 261 Outdoor Activities in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Loved it! Took great care of our kids! 21/10/2018
    • Amazing way to see Bali countryside 20/10/2018
    • Happy Bike Bali Cycling Tour
    Phone:
    +62 819-9926-0262
    Other:
  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    Scottydancer Says:

    When staying in Ubud, go out for a walk through the forest in the very early morning. You won't have to pay - and the monkeys are much better behaved as they are still waking up.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Don't carry peanuts or bananas with you - the monkeys will jump on you if you have food with you.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 86 things to do in Ubud
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Cute but pesky little thieves 15/11/2018
    • Wow! 15/11/2018
    • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
    Address:
    Jalan Monkey Forest
    Ubud 80571
    Indonesia
    Phone:
    +62 361 971304
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
  • Elephant Cave Ubud
    Caverns & Caves
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This is OK - a pleasant way to spend a day but not really all that interesting. We hated all the hawkers poking things in our faces.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Don't stop to look at any of the goods for sale, they're rubbish. Walk past as quickly as possible.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #22 of 86 things to do in Ubud
    • Nice temple but not much else 15/11/2018
    • Not worth it 14/11/2018
    • Elephant Cave Ubud
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Goa Gajah
    Desa Bedulu
    Ubud 80581
    Indonesia
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Puri Saren Palace
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Scottydancer Says:

    This was a beautiful place, well worth a visit. It is peaceful and the gardens are gorgeous.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Go with a guide, you'll learn a lot more.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 86 things to do in Ubud
    • Just in Time of Refinement of The Palace 06/11/2018
    • Limits to what can be seen 04/11/2018
    • Puri Saren Palace
    Address:
    Jl. Raya Ubud, Puri Saren Palace
    Ubud 08671
    Indonesia
  • Fibra Inn And Bungalows
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    A cheap, clean place, basically for backpackers. Convenient location, good breakfast.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Make sure the fans are working before you move into the room.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #243 of 256 Hotels in Kuta
    • Just plain awful 31/08/2018
    • Great location and beautiful hotel! 15/07/2018
    • Fibra Inn And Bungalows
    Address:
    Monkey Forest Rd.
    Kuta 80571
    Indonesia
  • Jati Homestay
    Hotels
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    Scottydancer Says:

    Another cheap place, mainly catering for young backpackers. Great breakfast. Could be cleaner

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Tips
    • Don't stay if you want to sleep past 5am - when the crowing roosters will wake you up!!!!
    From the community
    Ranked #61 of 768 Bed and Breakfasts in Ubud
    • Peaceful and beautiful stay 08/10/2018
    • Thanks Dewa, Jati was everything it claimed to be! 04/05/2018
    • Jati Homestay
    Address:
    Hanoman Street
    Padang Tegal
    Ubud
    Indonesia
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